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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Clubs & Groups, Hands On, Performers, STEAM, Storytimes
Event Details:
All Youth Services storytimes and programs this winter are virtual! Unless otherwise stated, registration is required to receive a Zoom link. Registration begins Tuesday, December 1 at 10 a.m. Have your library card ready to register online...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Sing and dance with Miss Jamie from the Farm in this fun, colorful program all about the wonders of winter and the holiday season! Young kids and families will love the stories and songs both new and familiar, and they might even learn a little somet...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Holiday Trivia Night

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Grades 1-4  Join us for an evening of trivia at our Holiday Trivia Night program. The questions in our virtual trivia night covers a range of topics for the holiday season. The only thing the participants will need is paper, pen, and the quic...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Craft, Color, & Cook

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Let’s get creative! Need some activities to keep little hands and minds busy? Pick up a themed bag one week prior to each month’s program with a craft, coloring sheets, and a recipe perfect for families to create together. We’ll meet each month on Zo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Event Details:
Beginning or independent readers can practice reading aloud to one of the pets from the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Therapaws Pet Therapy because it’s pressure-free!  Reading time will be a one-on-one experience on Zoom with the therapy animal.&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Performers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Event Details:
From the stage of “America's Got Talent” comes Matt Wilhelm's Amazing Virtual BMX Stunt Show. Wilhelm is a Guinness World Record Holder, 2-time National Champion, and World Championship silver and bronze medalist. There will be an entire segment film...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Craft, Color, & Cook

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Let’s get creative! Need some activities to keep little hands and minds busy? Pick up a themed bag one week prior to each month’s program with a craft, coloring sheets, and a recipe perfect for families to create together. We’ll meet each month on Zo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Hands On, Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Sign up for our virtual youth escape room program. The group will have to work together on two escape rooms in each session to hunt down clues and solve puzzles in order to successful escape. The escape rooms that will be worked on in this se...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hands-On Stories

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ages 4 – 7  Keep your hands busy with modeling clay in this crafty storytime as we discuss and experiment with shapes, colors, and textures. All materials will be provided. Please register each child attending as supplies are limited for this...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hands-On Stories

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ages 4 – 7  Keep your hands busy with modeling clay in this crafty storytime as we discuss and experiment with shapes, colors, and textures. All materials will be provided. Please register each child attending as supplies are limited for this...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Beginning or independent readers can practice reading aloud to one of the pets from the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Therapaws Pet Therapy because it’s pressure-free!  Reading time will be a one-on-one experience on Zoom with the therapy animal.&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Presentations, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
The Language Labs presents (via Zoom) Chinese New Year Story Time! the most important holiday in China, that follows the Lunar Year. Join our animated Chinese Storytime teller Peggy Huang where she will share all the traditions that surround this won...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Sarah and Ms. Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present these story...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Ms. Catherine and Ms. Sarah will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoom to present ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hands-On Stories

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Ages 4 – 7  Keep your hands busy with modeling clay in this crafty storytime as we discuss and experiment with shapes, colors, and textures. All materials will be provided. Please register each child attending as supplies are limited for this...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Hands On, Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Sign up for our virtual youth escape room program. The group will have to work together on two escape rooms in each session to hunt down clues and solve puzzles in order to successful escape. The escape rooms that will be worked on in this se...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Performers, Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Come on a mini adventure with T-Rexplorers as we tell you tales of things you will see on a real dinosaur dig.  We’ll read you a story written by a young Jr. Paleontologist while we show you 5 different clues that dinosaurs did exist!  See ...